Sun. Jul 21st, 2024

Big Winners And More Revealed At The 43rd Blue Dragon Film Awards

On November 26th KST, the Blue Dragon Film Awards marked their 43rd annual ceremony at the Yeouido KBS Hall in Seoul! The event is presented by Sports Chosun to highlight the domestic film industry and to award excellence in the field. Through the years, it has grown to be one of the most respected awards shows in South Korea.

Actors Kim Hye Soo and Yoo Yeon Seok return for their fifth consecutive year as the event’s hosts. Meanwhile, ballad singer Jung Hoonhee teamed up with male crossover vocal group LA POEM to sing “Mist” from the movie, “Decision to Leave.”

K-pop acts added more zest to the evening with Zico performing “Any Song” and “New Thing” while IVE took to the stage with their hits “Love Dive” and “After Like.” Rookies NewJeans entertained the audience with “Hype Boy” and “Attention.”

The film “Decision to Leave” emerged as the big winner at this year’s event, bagging several major accolades for the project itself and its talents. It won a total of six awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Music, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, and Best Actress.

The movie’s cast members Park Hae Il, Tang Wei, Lee Jung Hyun, Kim Shin Young, and Go Kyung Pyo all attended the ceremony while director Park Chanwook was unfortunately out of the country to film another project.

Check out the full list of winners below!

Best Film: “Decision to Leave”

Best Director: Park Chan Wook (“Decision to Leave”)

Best Actor: Park Hae Il (“Decision to Leave”)

Best Actress: Tang Wei (“Decision to Leave”)

Best Supporting Actor: Byun Yo Han (“Hansan: Rising Dragon”)

Best Supporting Actress: Oh Na Ra (“Perhaps Love”)

Best New Actor: Kim Dong Hwi (“In Our Prime)

Best New Actress: Kim Hye Yoon (“The Girl on a Bulldozer”)

Best New Director: Lee Jung Jae (“Hunt”)

Best Screenplay: Jung Seo Kyung, Park Chan Wook (“Decision to Leave”)

Best Editing: Kim Sang Bum (“Hunt”)

Best Cinematography and Lighting: Lee Mo Gae, Lee Sung Hwan (“Hunt”)

Best Technical Award: Heo Myung Haeng, Yoon Sung Min (“The Roundup”)

Best Art Direction: Han Ah Reum (“Kingmaker”)

Best Music: Jo Young Wook (“Decision to Leave”)

Chung Jung-won Best Short Film: “Light It Up At 2 a.m.”

Audience Choice Award for Most Popular Film: “The Roundup”

Chung Jung-won Popular Star Award: Go Kyung Pyo, IU, Daniel Henney, Lim YoonA

Check out the entire stream here!

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Katherine has been an ELF since 2011. Holds a fondness for SEVENTEEN and NCT. Recommends (G)I-DLE and Dreamcatcher. Reads just about anything. Raising a pride of demanding cats. Lurking on Twitter 24/7 while also fighting to stay awake. Currently preoccupied with playing Genshin Impact. Has successfully lured Nahida and Childe home back-to-back.

MEDIA: Blue Dragon Film Awards, KBS